Location: Beijing, P.R. China
Type of event: accidental exposure to source
Two individuals were accidentally exposed to a cobalt-60 source for about 4 minutes. They received whole-body doses of 87 and 61 rads, respectively, and suffered mild haemopoietic radiation sickness, from which they both recovered.
Consequences: 2 injuries.
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